Rob Collins

Rob Collins was awarded his PhD in Archaeology from the University of York in 2008. He has worked for the Portable Antiquities Scheme, and now is the Research Associate on the Frontiers of the Roman Empire Digital Humanities Initiative at Newcastle University. Within this capacity, Rob has been an educator on the highly successful Hadrian's Wall MOOC, and has contributed to other projects such as NU Digital Heritage.

Rob is passionate about Hadrian's Wall, and has published widely on the topic, with a particular interest in the people of the frontier during the later Roman Empire. His book, Hadrian's Wall and the End of Empire (2012, Routledge) explores this interest in detail.